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Sony made a custom PS4 controller for a gamer with cerebral palsy

It's tough to use gadgets when you have cerebral palsy -- few of their interfaces take the movement disorder into account. However, a Sony staffer went the extra mile to make sure this wasn't a problem for one gamer. When Peter Byrne wrote Sony complaining that the DualShock 4's touchpad was …

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7 Startups to Expect Great Things from in 2016

The numbers for startup success aren't great. According to Mashable, 50% of all businesses will fail within four years of operation. The number of startups that are going to become the next Facebook can be counted on one hand. But you don't have to reach for the stars in order to be considered a …

The Weird Global Appeal of Heavy Metal

From Indonesia to Latin America, Russia to Japan, metal is taking hold<p>Today’s “world music” isn’t Peruvian pan flutes or African talking drums. It’s loud guitars, growling vocals and ultrafast “blast” beats. Heavy metal has become the unlikely soundtrack of globalization.<p>Indonesia is a metal …

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Zuckerberg's newest Likes: A daughter and a $45B initiative

Mark Zuckerberg is a father, and now an even bigger philanthropist.<p>The CEO of the world's largest social network said Tuesday that his wife gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Max. As part of the announcement, he also revealed plans to establish the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, which …

Data Mining Reveals How Smiling Evolved During a Century of Yearbook Photos - MIT Technology Review

Data mining has changed the way we think about information. Machine-learning algorithms now routinely chomp their way through data sets of Twitter …

Data Mining

‘Use More Expressive Words!’ Teachers Bark, Beseech, Implore

To encourage lively writing, instructors put certain words to rest; no more ‘fun’<p>English teachers were once satisfied if they could prevent their pupils from splitting infinitives. Now some also want to stop them from using words like “good,” “bad,” “fun” and “said.”<p>“We call them dead words,” said …

Middle School

Family of Dutch resistance fighter killed by Nazis receives letter after 70 years

Peter Will wrote a goodbye note to his family from a concentration camp but after a mix-up with his belongings it was not delivered until this year<p>The family of a second world war Dutch resistance fighter killed in a Nazi concentration camp has received his farewell letter seven decades on.<p>Peter …

iPad Pro Review Roundup: Powerful Creative Canvas, but Not Quite a PC Replacement

Apple released the iPad Pro online and in stores earlier today, and the embargo has now lifted for hands-on reviews of the new 12.9-inch tablet.<p>The consensus opinion is that the iPad Pro is an excellent device for content creation, with powerful hardware for intensive apps and multitasking, but not …

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The Dark Web isn't as revolutionary as you'd think

When the United States Naval Research Laboratory began development of The Onion Router (TOR) in the mid-1990’s they meant well.<p>How could they have known it would eventually become a popular habitat for hackers, child pornographers and criminals?<p>The goal was to create a portal where dissidents of …

Just Press Record could be your perfect voice recording app

Just Press Record is an unassuming app, doing little more than recording noise and saving it to iCloud. It’s available for OS X and iOS, though — and that makes it oddly unique.<p>The app’s design isn’t even particularly great. It lacks clever functionality like slide-to-delete, which is pretty …

"Field of Dreams" Meets "Sweetheart, Get Me Rewrite"

A lot of boys have the same dream, but most of us keep it to ourselves.<p>The dream is to play Major League baseball in New York, and to hit a home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning in the seventh game of the World Series to win the whole shebang.<p>(Hey, if you're going to dream, dream …

To Anyone Who Has Ever Lost a Pet

<i>This article by Ken Harbaugh originally appeared on Fatherly:</i><p>Every morning for the past three weeks, he has woken me at 4 AM with his pacing -- collar jangling, looking for God knows what. He has been talking to ghosts lately. He wanders into corners, gets stuck, and lets out a hoarse "woof." I …

Ex-Google employee owned google.com for one minute

Using Google’s new domain buying service, Sanmay Ved purchased world’s most popular website for $12 before transaction was cancelled<p>A man was able to successfully buy google.com, the domain name for the world’s most popular website, for $12 (£7.90), minutes before the company contacted him to say …

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Jaw-dropping images give us a first glimpse of Mars' liquid water

For years, a team of NASA scientists had pondered over the enigmatic dark streaks lining the inner and outer faces of craters on the Martian surface, shown below.<p>But no longer.<p>NASA announced the answer to the conundrum Monday: The streaks are evidence of flowing water.<p>Most mysterious about these …

Saltwater

Japan Changes History Again In New Middle School Textbooks

Japan’s Ministry of Culture recently announced its new selection of textbooks for Japanese middle schools. The textbooks make bold geographical …

Middle School

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

Internet’s oldest dot-com address still exists - and it’s turning 30 on Sunday

The domain name, Symbolics.com, is still accessible, although there are barely any functions available.<p>According to CNNMoney, the domain name was first bought by a company with the same name, Symbolics, on March 15, 1985.<p>It was a company best-known for developing a computer language called "Lisp," …

Internet

The Skinny Carb

A recent study shows that people who simply ate more fiber lost about as much weight as those who went on a complicated diet.<p>By this time of year, many peoples’ best-laid New Year’s Resolutions have died, just seven short weeks after they were born. One reason why it’s difficult to lose weight—the …

Nutrition

CT scan finds mummified monk inside 1,000-year-old Buddha

It seems Mexico isn't the only place in the world where you can find human body parts incorporated into religious statuary: a Chinese statue of the Buddha has been discovered to contain the entire mummified body of a monk, folded into the same position.<p>The Buddha, exhibited at the Drents Museum in …

CIA Agents Assess: How Real Is ‘Homeland’?

Homeland The TV drama accurately presents the mission, intensity, pace, contradictions and complexity of a CIA station engaged in deadly battle, say …

Holy Moses, Ridley Scott!

Never have I seen a movie so profoundly, completely and utterly misunderstand the point of its own story as <i>Exodus: Gods and Kings</i> did. In fact, it's so off that I can't help but wonder if maybe the film has a different agenda than I thought it did.<p>Even setting aside that a white man named Christian …

9 Habits Of The World's Boldest People

Look up any article about “boldness” or “courage” on the Internet and you’ll inevitably find some quote from a famous person propping up the first paragraph. So here’s our big, bold move of the day: we’re going to ditch the quotes and define it ourselves.<p>Although scientists recently discovered the …

Asia: 10 Lessons Learned with the Heart of a Photographer

<i>By Kike Calvo, Photographer and National Geographic Expert</i><p>My mind races. It is 5 a.m. and I have not fallen asleep. I am awake after traveling from Bangkok to Tokyo, and from Tokyo to New York. It has been weeks that I have been touring Asia, with many lessons learned. Happy to report there have …

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7 Eating Habits You Should Drop Now

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>In my one-on-one work with clients there is a dual focus: I help them adopt a healthy new eating regimen, but in order for new patterns to stick, we also have to zero in on unhealthy habits that tend to keep them stuck. If you've ever uttered the phrase, "I know what I need …

Essential texting acronyms every parent needs to know

Sometimes it feels like parents and teens don’t speak the same language. When it comes to texting, chatting and emailing, that's literally true. If you've looked at any teen's communications, you'll see them sprinkled with acronyms and shorthand that make no sense.<p>Those letters and numbers are an …

One Of These 21 Movies Will Probably Win Best Picture At The 2015 Oscars

<i>Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 22, 2015, entertainment managing editor Christopher Rosen and entertainment editor Matthew Jacobs will pore over awards season and discuss which films will make the most noise at the 87th</i> …

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5 Ways to Market Yourself Visually

Visuals communicate complex ideas into something more digestible. Large amounts of text make it harder for our brains to find pertinent information in a timely manner. This problem can be remedied quite easily, by adding images and visuals into marketing yourself.<p>Visuals can help turn a complex …

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